All articles tagged "law"

Russia imposes “night curfew” for children Russia imposes “night curfew” for children

26 Mar, 11:37 PM

Russian state Duma approved a bill introducing “night curfew” for minors, banning them from visiting public places during restricted hours without parents or guardians.

Tags: night curfew, law,

US pizza maker arrested in Siberia over tax violations US pizza maker arrested in Siberia over tax violations

22 Apr, 12:37 PM 8 comments

A US citizen was arrested in the Russian city of Novosibirsk on Tuesday on charges of tax evasion by his chain of pizzerias.

Tags: Expats, Back taxes, law, business

Russian parliament refuses to make gay propaganda criminal offence Russian parliament refuses to make gay propaganda criminal offence

8 May, 04:31 PM 7 comments

The lower house of the Russian parliament rejected in the first reading a bill that introduced criminal responsibility for propaganda of homosexuality.

Tags: parliament, law, gay rights

Russian government seeks to reverse law on gambling zones Russian government seeks to reverse law on gambling zones

9 Jun, 01:45 PM 8 comments

The Russian Ministry of Economic Development has prepared a letter to Prime Minister Putin with a request to reconsider the law on the creation of separate gambling zones in the country as none of the four zones are ready to start operating on July 1, as the law stipulates.

Tags: gambling, economy, law, government

Russia's Medvedev takes action against pedophiles Russia's Medvedev takes action against pedophiles

15 Jun, 04:16 PM 6 comments

Russia's President has introduced to the parliament a new bill, toughening the punishment for sex crimes against the underage.

Tags: children, crime, law, Dmitry Medvedev

Moscow police close down over 40 gambling houses Moscow police close down over 40 gambling houses

18 Jun, 11:08 PM 20 comments

Operatives of the Moscow police department for economic crime have stopped the operations of over 40 gambling institutions and opened criminal cases of fraud, tax-evasion and illegal entrepreneurship against the managers of 20.

Tags: gambling, economy, law, government, crime,

Council of Europe says Russian judges work under pressure Council of Europe says Russian judges work under pressure

24 Jun, 10:44 PM 7 comments

Russian judges face growing interference and pressure from superiors to rule in favour of prosecutors, a critical report on Russia's justice system from the Council of Europe said Tuesday.

Tags: Russia, law, Dmitry Medvedev, US,



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